Informa Law from Routledge
340 pages | 24 B/W Illus.
This book discusses in a concise manner the key aspects that are important for the understanding of regulations and managerial framework governing marine pollution. It identifies the practical context in which marine pollution comes into play and addresses the international legal regime governing the numerous sources of marine pollution, as well as the ways in which these regulations affect the conduct of day-to-day shipping operations.
With illustrations, case studies, emphasis boxes, references to case law and to national jurisdictions and other tools facilitating understanding and knowledge, readers will find helpful guidance on:
Marine Pollution Control will be a useful guidance tool for shipping Industry professionals, (P & I) Clubs, Legal practitioners, maritime administrators, as well as academics and students of marine pollution.
"the result of meticulous research…, the book emerges as a practical and useful tool in the hands of any government, lawyer, professional, academic or student in shipping."
Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus
Chapter 1. Marine Pollution from Oil Chapter 2. The International Regulation, Prevention and Management of Marine Environmental Pollution Created by the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Chapter 3. Marine Oil Pollution in The United States of America: A Framework for Prevention and Response to Marine Oil Pollution Incidents Chapter 4. Marine Pollution from Sewage Chapter 5. Marine Pollution from Wastes Chapter 6. Frameworks Governing Marine Pollution from the Transportation of Chemicals by Sea Chapter 7. Air Pollution from Shipping Chapter 8. Other Sources of Marine Pollution: Ballast Water, Harmful Substances in Anti-fouling Systems, Ship Breaking Activities and Other Chapter 9. Preparedness, Response, and Cooperation in the Context of Marine Pollution Chapter 10.The Contribution of the Human Element to Marine Pollution Control Chapter 11. Legal Aspects of Marine Pollution from Ships
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